Current Program Information:
Global Summer Programme
Singapore Management University
A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Located in the heart of Asia and Singapore, SMU comprises schools of accountancy, business, economics, information systems, law and social sciences where our research and teaching is focused in this region. Whether you are interested in accounting, business, information technology or social science, spending a summer term at SMU will augment your knowledge about Singapore and Asia.
SMU has always been committed to nurturing global perspectives and cross-cultural understanding among our students. That is why we maintain close relationships with over 200 partner institutions across various continents through our international student exchange and summer programmes, managed by the SMU International Office.
Global Summer Programme
Singapore Management University (SMU) is proud to present the Global Summer Programme – a 4-week intensive programme offering a suite of elective and enrichment courses designed to augment students' knowledge and practical skills about Asia in general, through the use of real-life case studies and examples. Students will be able to to combine high quality academic and cultural experiences at SMU, including invaluable opportunities to network with respected CEOS & industry experts from various fields. In past years, we invited Managing Directors and General Managers from Audi, Julius Baer, Bank of Liechenstein, and Red Bull. There are eye-opening company & site visits - previously including Singapore Airlines, Microsoft, Zouk, F1 Behind-the-Scenes Tour amongst others - that allow students to experientially obtain first-hand knowledge about how businesses are run in Singapore. Students may also sign up for many weekend activities, from city tours to beer brewery visits and food trails! So, come on this adventure with us next summer! Be acquainted with one of Asia's best universities, and experience the business and cultural diversity of what Singapore and Asia have to offer!
UVA Student Scholarship
Singapore Management University will provide a scholarship to one UVA student to participate in the summer program, which will cover approximately all program expenses. If interested in applying for the scholarship, reach out to Education Abroad Advisor Leah Hicks.